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Seven lucky Georgian students get help with tuition

Published on April 23, 2015

A young man wearing a jacket appears to be very happy.
Student Hyecheon Park, winner of a $1,000 tuition grant, will start the Mechanical Technician – Precision Skills program in September.

Seven students will start their full-time programs at Georgian this September with substantial additional funding to help pay their tuition.

Mitchell Hertner of Cambridge will receive a $2,000 bursary toward his first-year tuition. He won Georgian’s Twitter contest by tweeting about the program of his choice – Pre-Service Firefighter Education and Training. He’s been accepted and will start the program this fall. Continue reading

May Hours Announced for The Last Class & The First Class Café

Published on April 23, 2015

During May, TFC and TLC will have reduced hours, but will still be open serving up all your favourites!

The First Class Café will be open from 7:30 a.m – 1:30 p.m Monday to Friday.

The Last Class will be open from 11 a.m – 4 p.m Monday and Friday, and 11 a.m – 6 p.m Tuesday to Thursday.

To-go coffee will also be available at the bar inside TLC if you still need a pick-me up after TFC closes. Also make sure to join us on our new smoke-free patio!

For take-out or reservations, call us at 705.722.1526.

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Georgian celebrates Earth Day

Published on April 22, 2015

Georgian College employees Sara Tuck, left, and Angela Bertram pick up debris at the Barrie Campus as part of Georgian’s two-hour campus cleanup on Earth Day, April 22, 2015.
Georgian College employees Sara Tuck, left, and Angela Bertram pick up debris at the Barrie Campus as part of Georgian’s two-hour campus cleanup on Earth Day, April 22, 2015.

More than 100 people braved the cold and sleet to tidy up the college’s Barrie, Orillia, Owen Sound and Midland campuses on Earth Day.

At the Barrie Campus, over 20 bags of trash were collected. Continue reading

Foodland Ontario flag flies at Owen Sound

Published on April 22, 2015

Getting ready to fly the Foodland Ontario flag at the Owen Sound campus are Kevin Laidley, left, of OMAFRA, Owen Sound Mayor Ian Boddy, Georgian College President and CEO MaryLynn West-Moynes, and Grey county Warden Kevin Eccles.
Getting ready to fly the Foodland Ontario flag at the Owen Sound campus are Kevin Laidley, left, of OMAFRA, Owen Sound Mayor Ian Boddy, Georgian College President and CEO MaryLynn West-Moynes, and Grey county Warden Kevin Eccles.

For the first time ever, the Foodland Ontario flag was flying over the Owen Sound campus of Georgian College April 20. Despite almost gale force winds, a stalwart group of VIPs stepped outside to raise the flag in a gesture of solidarity to mark the start of the Food Entrepreneurs: Growing Innovation community seminar. Continue reading

Jon Montgomery to present at Georgian June 19

Published on April 22, 2015

Portrait of alumnus Jon MontgomeryHe’s the host of the popular television show Amazing Race Canada, a gold medal Olympian, and a graduate of Georgian College’s Automotive Business School of Canada. On June 19, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Jon Montomery will tell the Georgian community about his incredible career journey since graduation and why people should “dream big” to achieve their goals.

This event is part of the President’s Thought Leadership Speaker Series. Tickets are complimentary for staff, students and alumni (two per person), and $10 per ticket for the general public.

Visit GeorgianCollege.ca/DreamBig to reserve your seat today!

Reminder: Campus Cleanup tomorrow

Published on April 21, 2015

Students participating in an Earth Day cleanupOur Earth Day Campus Cleanup is tomorrow from 10 a.m. to noon, with a free lunch to follow. Here are meetup locations:

  • Barrie: TLC
  • Orillia: Flagpole
  • Owen Sound: Foyer
  • Midland: Outside the cafeteria

 

It might be a little cold and drizzly, so please come dressed for the task and weather. If you haven’t registered, please take a moment to register now.

 

Thanks for doing your part to help the planet!

It’s time to clean out your locker

Published on April 16, 2015

A friendly reminder from Georgian Stores…avoid a $25 fee by cleaning out your locker on time!

Locker rentals expires on Friday, April 17, 2015

Lockers not vacated by above date will have lock cut and contents removed.

A $25 fee will be charged for the return of locker contents.

Georgian Stores logo 2015georgianstores@georgiancollege.ca

 

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